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Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.

Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones

Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones

Having sex 3-4 times a week was associated with a significantly greater stone passage rate than tamsulosin or standard medical therapy.

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

Erectile Dysfunction More Prevalent in Illicit Users of Amphetamine

Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.

Active Inflammatory Bowel Disease Impairs Sexual Function

Active Inflammatory Bowel Disease Impairs Sexual Function

Researchers identify depression as the most important determinant.

Poor Sexual Health Knowledge Common in Young Minority Men

Poor Sexual Health Knowledge Common in Young Minority Men

Survey of minority men aged 18-25 showed that 57.2% indicated that they or their partner did not use birth control at their last sexual encounter.

Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Risk of testicular cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, all cancers up vs. men who have undergone vasectomy.

High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

High Activity Levels May Help Erectile Function

Lower levels have no significant effect; findings consistent in racially diverse population.

Poor Semen Quality Linked to High-Pesticide Produce

Poor Semen Quality Linked to High-Pesticide Produce

Men in highest quartile of high-pesticide residue fruit, vegetable intake have lower sperm count.

Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

All among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count

Higher Pregnancy After Vasectomy Reversal With Same Partner

Higher Pregnancy After Vasectomy Reversal With Same Partner

Fertility outcomes improved for men who have same female partner as before vasectomy.

Doctors Not Providing Sexual Counseling for Heart Patients

Doctors Not Providing Sexual Counseling for Heart Patients

Only one out of five heart attack patients gets advice from their doctor about sexual activity, and what information they do get often is misguided.

Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

A single mutated gene may lead to infertility by causing abnormalities in sexual organs.